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Pennsylvania House District 17

Previous Election Results

1996 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
George Gekas Republican 150,678 72.2%
Paul Kettl Democratic 57,911 27.8%
2000 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
George Gekas Republican 166,236 71.5%
Leslye Herrmann Democratic 66,190 28.5%
2002 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Holden Democratic 103,483 51.4%
George Gekas Republican 97,802 48.6%
2004 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Holden Democratic 172,412 59.1%
Scott Paterno Republican 113,592 38.9%
Russ Diamond Libertarian 5,782 2.0%
2004 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Scott Paterno Republican 19,258 26.8%
Ron Hostetler Republican 15,370 21.4%
William Lynch Republican 12,172 16.9%
Susan Helm Republican 9,128 12.7%
Frank Ryan Republican 9,061 12.6%
Mark Stewart Republican 6,935 9.6%
2006 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Holden Democratic 137,253 64.5%
Matthew Wertz Republican 75,455 35.5%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Holden Democratic 28,720 100.0%
2006 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Matthew Wertz Republican 43,329 100.0%
2008 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Holden Democratic 192,699 63.7%
Toni Gilhooley Republican 109,909 36.3%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Holden Democratic 79,551 100.0%
2008 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Toni Gilhooley Republican 49,123 100.0%
2010 House General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Holden Democratic 118,486 55.5%
Dave Argall Republican 95,000 44.5%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Tim Holden Democratic 30,630 65.3%
Sheila Dow-Ford Democratic 16,296 34.7%
2010 House Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Dave Argall Republican 20,712 32.3%
Frank Ryan Republican 19,890 31.0%
Josh First Republican 14,955 23.3%
Allen Griffith Republican 8,503 13.3%
2012 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Matthew Cartwright Democratic 161,393 60.3%
Laureen Cummings Republican 106,208 39.7%
2014 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Matt Cartwright Democratic 93,680 56.8%
David Moylan Republican 71,371 43.2%
2014 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Matt Cartwright Democratic 47,992 100.0%
2014 House
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
David Moylan Republican 9,227 44.6%
Matt Connolly Republican 7,000 33.8%
Matthew Dietz Republican 4,465 21.6%

Demographic Data

Population 707,168
Percentage White 88.3%
Percentage Black 6.2%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.2%
Percentage Asian 1.6%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race 2.2%
Percentage Other Race 1.4%
 
Percentage Hispanic 7.7%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 83.4%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 5.6%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 0.6%
 
Median Household Income $46,364
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 36.5%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 13.6%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 5.7%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 23.5%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 40.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 4.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 29.8%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 17.5%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 44.5%
Percentage with a College Degree 19.4%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 30.0%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 24.3%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 17.2%
 
Percentage Married Couples 46.2%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 15.7%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.2%

Last updated 7:16pm June 15, 2016
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